Human intelligence is one of the most important yet controversial topics in the whole field of the human sciences. It is not even agreed whether it can be measured or, if it can, whether it should be measured. The literature is enormous and much of it is highly partisan and, often, far from accurate (Bartholomew, … Continue reading ‘Logical Fallacies Used to Dismiss the Evidence on Intelligence Testing’ by Linda Gottfredson
Very recently, Netflix has released a documentary on the case of the Central Park Five entitled "When They See Us." It must be a pretty good film considering that it got 9/10 stars via reviews, and it has reviews from viewers showing us how important race is. One commentator states: "I would say that this … Continue reading The Central Park Five: Fact or Fiction?
Once again, in preparation for a post I compiled a few studies regarding a specific topic and figured I'd share them early. In addition, any studies you'd recommend I add would be greatly appreciated. Here are all of the studies I could find on intelligence and income. This is collected from scientific papers and analyses … Continue reading Intelligence and Income
Intelligence African ancestry is correlated with a lower g score in Europeans (- 0.038), while European ancestry is correlated with a higher g score in Africans ( 0.137). This means that European admixture increases intelligence while African admixture lowers it (Hu et al. 2019). When a societies IQ falls below 97, society stars to crumble. … Continue reading Random Stats Dump
A new working paper confirms the theory slavery did not build the American economy. Ager, Phillip, et al. “The Intergenerational Effects of a Large Wealth Shock: White Southerners After the Civil War.” The National Bureau of Economic Research, Mar. 2019, http://www.nber.org/papers/w25700?sy=700. The Abstract for this paper reads: "The nullification of slave-based wealth after the US … Continue reading Slavery Provided No Long-Term Economic Benefit
The races differ in intelligence, and it's poorly explained by environmental factors Dedicated to Lindsay, for helping me find myself Since the inception of the Boas Cult (refer to MacDonald 2002) and the denial of race and race differences after World War 2, any comment that refers to race differences in a plethora of things … Continue reading Race Differences in Intelligence
I was scrolling through Reddit and saw an interesting question asked as a thread starter: Were blacks disproportionately committing crimes compared to whites even when they were slaves? This intrigued me to look for some data on the matter. Because there isn't (generally) official crime data from the time, the best we can refer to … Continue reading Did Slaves Commit a Lot of Crime?